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  • Wetlands For A Sustainable Urban Future
    There’s water, and there’s land. Somewhere in the middle, there are wetlands. Wetlands are places rank among the richest ecosystems on Earth. World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on February to raise global awareness about the value of wetlands for humanity and the planet. It […]
  • Samoa joins Global Effort for a Pollution Free Planet.
      Samoa attended the 3rd Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly that was held in Nairobi Kenya 4-6 December 2017 under the overall theme “Towards a Pollution Free Planet”. Honourable Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Natural Resources and the Environment […]
  • ENERGY DAY 2017
    The purpose of today’s event is to raise awareness and educate the public on the value of different renewable energy options, their impacts, costs and benefits; energy conservation as well as promoting energy efficient products and disseminating available information so people can make smart […]
  • 10th Water and Sanitation Sector Annual Performance Review for the Fiscal Period 2016-2017.
    This Annual Performance review is a big event for water sanitation sector as it marks a decade since it had undertook its review processes. This review allows Implementing agencies, Key stakeholders and development partners to actively engage in reviewing the progress of the sector at a yearly […]
    Toilet day is commemorated around the world on the 19th November. However, Samoa will support this celebration and have decided to celebrate Toilet Day on the 21st November. This year’s celebration took place at Convention Centre, TATTE Building from 9:30am to 1:30.  Honorable Prime Minister […]
  • Samoa Launches Fire Reduction Strategy
    The government of Samoa in partnership with the PACIFIC Community today launched its Fire Reduction Strategy aimed at reducing the number of fires whilst increasing fire safety awareness across the country. Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Natural Resource and Environment Hon. Fiame Naomi Mataafa […]
  • Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Adaptation (NAMA)
    Climate Change is real, it is affecting the world with its devastating impacts. Samoa, as an island vulnerable to these impacts are experiencing dramatic natural hazards and catastrophes that has already altered lifestyles of the population. A major contributor to CC is the high levels of GHGs in […]
  • ‘Ensuring a clean and safe environment for future generations’
    In celebrating 55 years of Independence together with the public, the Ministry took part by engaging in a rubbish pick up activity around the Government Building vicinity. Each divisions were assigned with a responsibility of cleaning up particular areas within and around the vicinity throughout […]
  • The “O Le Pūpū Puē National Park” established in 1978, now Internationally Protected as a Wetland of International Importance, ‘Ramsar Site’
    O le Pūpū Puē (OLPP) National Park is now officially added to the List of the Wetlands of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands as the 2313rd Ramsar Site globally, the 9th Ramsar Site in the Pacific Region, after the Government’s endorsement on 2nd February 2016 and […]
    Overview The 2 Million Tree planting Campaign is a national initiative to help advance the cause for sustainable forest management, rehabilitate degraded land areas, the preservation of water resources and protection of biological diversity whilst contributing to mitigation the impacts of climate […]